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Interzone #258 (May - Jun 2015)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2015’s Interzone, #258, has T.R. Napper, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Julie C. Day, Christien Gholson, and Malcolm Devlin’s fiction plus art by Martin Hanford, cover, and Jim Burns, among others, inside. Non-fiction includes the reader poll results plus David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee, Christopher Fowler and M Kincaid-Speller’s interview of E.J. Swift.
Toad Words And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of fairy-tale retellings for adults. By turns funny and dark, sad and lyrical, this anthology draws together in one volume such stories as "The Wolf and the Woodsman," "Loathly," and "Bluebeard's Wife," along with an all-new novella, "Boar & Apples." Author's Note: Many of these stories have appeared in various forms on the author's blog.
The Sea Listens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On leave from the Army, Meredith Talmadge struggles with answers to why her uncle walked into the sea. What drew him to a beach rumored to be haunted? What did he hear in the voices that ride the fog, voices that Meredith herself can hear? Now those voices call to Meredith, and what they seek will change her forever …
Spirits Abroad (ebook)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
Eight Factors
Series: Eight Factors, Book 6 ยท Short Story Collections, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Shadow Dreams, Cory discovers his powers over shadows. Eruption Event and Foster Home follow Pablo as near-death propels him into the world of the Gifted. In Valkyrie, Pablo's little sister Maria faces down a rapist and discovers her true strength. Then in Intruder, an alien from beyond our dimension crashes into the world of the Gifted. Eight Factors collects five exciting tales superheroes.
The Book of Orm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Kristell Ink. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This exciting new collection brings together the writing talents of international fantasy author A J Dalton, Nadine West (Bridport Anthology) and Matt White (prize-winning scriptwriter). Magic, myth and heroic mayhem combine in a world that is eerily familiar yet beautifully liberating.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
Interzone #251 Mar - Apr 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mar-Apr 2014’s ebook issue of the 2013 British Fantasy Award winning magazine has new stories by Greg Kurzawa, John Grant, Suzanne Palmer, Karl Bunker, Tracie Welser, Gareth L. Powell plus the usual features; Ansible Link; Mutant Popcorn; Future Interrupted & Laser Fodder. Book reviews have Simon Ings, Joanne M. Harris, Ian McDonald, Tim Lees, Greg Egan, Gareth L. Powell and Peter Watts in focus.
Ni colorín ni colorado
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2015 by ¡¡Ábrete libro!!. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Esta es una obra dedicada a quienes conocen los cuentos clásicos de Perrault, Andersen, los Hermanos Grimm... y reniegan de las versiones edulcoradas y mojigatas perpetuadas en los últimos cien años. Un homenaje inspirado por el ambiente oscuro y los elementos siniestros que impregnaban esas joyas de la literatura.
Novascapes: A Speculative Fiction Anthology from the Hunter Region of Australia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Invisible Elephant Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fantastic collection of short fiction. Minotaurs, mermaids, vampires and dinosaurs compete for space alongside devils, angels, aliens and completely indescribable entities. The authors collected in Novascapes transport you from one side of the multi-verse to the other and leave you breathless and wide eyed at the possibilities of simple existence.
Night Cruiser: Short Stories about Creepy, Amusing or Spiritual Encounters with the Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Whether it’s a whisper from the basement, a lost but dangerous wizard, or a spirit that has haunted a family for generations, ten different people must deal with the dark side. These insightful, award-winning tales flip from fantasy to faith, and from horror to humor to hope. We all have a shadow, a part of ourselves we’d rather not see, but only by dealing with it can we find the inner light.
The Fairy Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beautiful Princess Catharsiette has grown up without her mother, Queen Seryndor. Years earlier, an evil witch kidnapped the Queen and took her to the midst of Death Forest. Friendly painter, Bartomew, sought the help of Prince Amouran of another kingdom to rescue the Queen. Upon seeing a painting of each other, Princess Catharsiette and Prince Amouran fall in love and the quest begins.
The Assassin's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Red Oak Island
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,450. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fun, quirky, and creative story about the president of a high school Slide Rule Club who is forced to take the most beautiful girl in the school to the prom. The result - he is institutionalized. A part of his rehabilitation program is to write stories. He chooses to write about his friends, all who have one thing in common - Red Oak Island.
Finding Home
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Main Character is Georgia. Georgia's father finds an epic gaming computer for sale at the local flea market. He was told the couples son moved out unexpected after his father yelled at him about all his gaming he has been doing lately. He decides to buy it for Georgia. They take it home and hook it up.
Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This short fiction collection from PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”
The Shieldbreaker Collection
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lerebus Shieldbreaker is a warrior with no past and no future. His family is no more, his clan slain while he is a boy. Trained as a hunter, he hides among mountains, tracking those he believes responsible. Originally a five-part e-book series.
Sixth of the Dusk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.